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Robert Reed

Visitation:
Wednesday, April 27, 2005
5:00 PM until 7:00 PM
Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel
101 North Fourth Street
Clear Lake, IA 50428

Service:
Thursday, April 28, 2005
10:30 AM
Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel
101 North Fourth Street
Clear Lake, IA 50428



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Robert R. Reed, 76, of Clear Lake, died Saturday, April 23, 2005, at the Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, April 28, 2005, at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 North 4th Street, Clear Lake, with Richard L. Scott, Lay Assistant, Zion Lutheran Church, Clear Lake, officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the Clear Lake V.F.W. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Wednesday, April 27. 2005, at the Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel. Inurnment will be at a later date at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha, Nebraska.

The family of Robert “Bob” Reed has requested that memorial contributions be made the Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City and the Clear Lake V.F.W. Building Fund in his memory.

Bob was born on August 24, 1928, the son of Clarence and Ethel (Keller) Reed in Britt, Iowa. He attended school in Britt. Bob enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1946 and was honorable discharged in 1950.

Bob was united in marriage to Frances Brown on June 11, 1950, in Edenton, North Carolina. Bob and Frances lived in Omaha, NE, Honey Creek, Iowa, and moved to Clear Lake in 2000.

He worked at Santa Fe Transportation for 27 years in Omaha, NE, and also at Churchill Trucking until his retirement.

He was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. Post 2503 in Omaha and was a member of the Teamster’s Union.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife Frances Reed, Clear Lake; two children, Linda (Gene) Kennedy, Omaha, Nebraska; and Christopher (Margaret) Reed, Little Elm, Texas; three grandchildren, Jessica, Jennifer, and Joseph Reed; two brothers, Don (Joann) Reed, Clear Lake; Bill (Jean) Reed, Woodburn, Oregon; two sisters, Marie Seiler, Ankeny; and Marilyn Crohan, New York, New York; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Fearl Richmond; and brother, Charles J. Reed.

Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel: (641) 357-2193



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